Position: Estimator

Title Estimator
Categories Estimating
Job Type Full Time
Schedule Hours 1st Shift: 6:30am-3:00pm
Salary DOE
Job Information

Prepares quotes/cost estimates for items to be machined and participates in the planning / scheduling of items to be machined for Quality Controlled Manufacturing Inc.

  • Gather information on scope of work and requirements necessary for potential machine shop work.
  • Determine manufacturing steps/processes, equipment requirements, programming requirements, setup operations, material, labor, and other items necessary to perform work.
  • Calculate production costs using established labor and overhead rates, raw material and processing price estimates.
  • Work with Machine Shop Management and staff to understand/develop shop production plans and schedules.
  • Prepare formal price and delivery quotations for internal and external customers.
  • Prepare estimates for Management purposes such as planning, organizing and scheduling, and preparing proposals.
  • Will analyze specifications, including blueprints, to calculate production costs using labor and material pricing schedules and historical data.
  • Communicate with customers on machine shop proposals, quotations and projects.
  • Communicate with Machine Shop Management and staff on Machine Shop proposals, quotations, and projects.
  • Assist in the preparation of work instructions for new/existing projects.
  • All other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements
  • Previous experience Estimating/Quoting medium to high complex parts in a Machine Shop, including knowledge of setup and operation of a diverse range of machines.
  • Extensive experience/knowledge in reading, analyzing, and understanding technical specifications, drawings, bills of material, material and process specifications, quality documentation, and associated documentation.
  • Extensive experience/knowledge of the types of tooling required for specific applications, and generalized machine shop procedures.
  • Experience estimating and quoting in a high volume Job Shop environment.
  • Experience with the planning and manufacturing modules of ERP Systems.
  • Extensive experience with the machining of different types of materials, including titanium and stainless steel.
  • CNC programming experience is a plus.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Good working knowledge of machined parts inspection methods and tools/equipment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of part production cycle.
  • Experienced in Lean Manufacturing and 6Sigma, Black Belt preferred.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Flexible (willing to manage other duties as needed)
  • U.S. Person within the meaning of ITAR
  • High School Graduate or equivalent.
  • Bachelor’s Degree desirable.
  • Comprehends English; proficient in reading and writing.
  • May need to occasionally work 8+ hours
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